Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Donn Miller
So, would having a kernel config utility help us get better reviews? I was thinking about something like an explorer-type thing that was divided into two panes. On the left would be LINT. Here, we would have icons representing the various devices. For example, we could ahve an icon

Re: Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Bakul Shah
So, would having a kernel config utility help us get better reviews? I was thinking about something like an explorer-type thing that was divided into two panes. On the left would be LINT. Here, we would have icons representing the various devices. For example, we could ahve an icon

Re: Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Darren Wiebe
Donn Miller wrote: So, would having a kernel config utility help us get better reviews? I was thinking about something like an explorer-type thing that was divided into two panes. On the left would be LINT. Here, we would have icons representing the various devices. For example, we

Re: Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Jonathan M. Bresler
I can definitely see advanatages, not that I would use it myself. :-) I also think that if it was written properly, which I'm sure that it would be, it could also be used to setup ppp etc.. By clicking on the icons, a properties pane would show the properties for this device. Of

Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 15 Dec 1999 07:49:27 -0500, Donn Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: thing that was divided into two panes. On the left would be LINT. Here, we would have icons representing the various devices. This is actually a really cool idea, although it needs a bit of refinement, and we would

Re: Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread Donn Miller
On Wed, 15 Dec 1999, Garrett Wollman wrote: Icons are probably not the right user interface. I'd suggest something like Windows's ``hardware manager'' (in the System control panel). Some people were afraid that it would end up like the Windows registry. Well, even if it did, I'd argue that

Re: Kernel config utility

1999-12-15 Thread John LoVerso
Some people were afraid that it would end up like the Windows registry. But it wouldn't, because that isn't the right thing. A kernel config utility should end up functioning like XF86Setup. When was the last time most people made an XF86Config file since that program came around? and we